Speaking to SKAI radio on Friday, Greek Deputy Tourism Minister Manos Konsolas confirmed rumors stating that from July 1 Greece may impose a ban on flights coming from nine countries.
When asked specifically if the countries were the United Kingdom, Sweden, the United States, Russia, Israel, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia and Northern Macedonia, he said that the travel ban is still in place for those nine countries. “We will examine the epidemiological data on a daily basis and be open to suggestions from experts,” Konsolas said.
As of July 1, holidaymakers from abroad will be able to visit Greece through 41 entry points, including 27 airports, seven border areas and seven ports.
According to instructions given by the Greek Foreign Ministry, all travelers that come to Greece will be obliged to fill out a form with their contact details upon arrival (or before boarding).
Sampling tests will be performed on arriving passengers and those who test positive for the coronavirus will have to stay in a quarantine hotel for 14 days.
Greece recently launched a nine-point awareness campaign with Covid-19 precautions, which will be will be running at all of the country’s entry points. Relevant printed material in three languages will also be available.
Following is the “Enjoy your Stay and Stay Safe” campaign: